Tag: holidays

dulce de leche crispies

December always seems to bring on an urge to bake, but the oven and I are not really friends. In my annual hunt for new recipes, these dulce…

holiday kitchen: chocolate puddle cookies

For someone who claims to be challenged when it comes to baking, I made my fair share of cookies this holiday season. I had my eye on this…

merry and bright

Well, we’ve done it. We’ve survived the holiday season! Nothing says Christmas like a splash of red. I made more sparkling cranberries. And I completely forgot about this…

holiday kitchen: sparkling ginger chip cookies

I’ll try any kind of  “sparkling” recipe because I love biting into a crisp sugar crust. These Sparkling Ginger Chip Cookies from 101Cookbooks.com pack plenty of punch thanks…

oh christmas tree

How is it that every single December, at least one strand of Christmas lights does not work?  Here is our tree, in the living room.  Remember how I said I…

jones family farms

Island boy Brent (from Hawaii) was back from Boston a few weeks ago. This time to help us pick our Christmas tree! I’ve lived in Connecticut all my…

the never ending battle with holiday cards

Every November I say, “this year I am going to start my holiday cards earlier” and then proceed to procrastinate for another month.  For 2009, I had to…

and so it begins…

Weekend recap: We FINALLY saw the Fantastic Mr. Fox, celebrated Amy’s 50th and started decorating for the holidays. Hopefully next weekend we’ll have our tree from Jones Farm, but for…

a mess-less christmas tree

Well it’s officially December and nothing compares to the smell of a live Christmas tree, but I love this stylish, handmade and *reusable* alternative from possibiliTree.  I think I like it even…